A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Yanling in China. The temblor was reported at 07:02:03 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000gbgk. Event ids that are associated: us2000gbgk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 104.5425° East, latitude 29.5396° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 23:02:03 / July 22, 2018 @ 11:02 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Leshan, Yanjiang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Chonglong (c. 58 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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